Eunice aphroditois is rainbow, terrifying. Eunice aphroditois. Credit: Jenny Huang*; Wikimedia

Eunice aphroditois is rainbow, terrifying. Eunice aphroditois. Credit: Jenny Huang*; Wikimedia

The Bobbit worm - Eunice aphroditois - Indonesia - Bali Secret Bay - UW-Foto Datenbank von Taucher.Net

The Bobbit worm - Eunice aphroditois - Indonesia - Bali Secret Bay - UW-Foto Datenbank von Taucher.Net

Eunice aphroditois - Wikipedia

Eunice aphroditois - Wikipedia

Bobbit worm - ambush predator, Eunice aphroditois|Underwater Photography Guide

Bobbit worm - ambush predator, Eunice aphroditois|Underwater Photography Guide

like a nightmarish monster, a bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, crawls out of its sandy lair hunting fish in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean

like a nightmarish monster, a bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, crawls out of its sandy lair hunting fish in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean

Top-down view of a Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois) protruding from its burrow

Top-down view of a Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois) protruding from its burrow

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. The bobbit worm, also known as the Eunice worm, can be found in Secret bay in Bali, Indonesia - Police Pier & Nudie Retreat in Lembeh, Indonesia - and Mainit Muck or Basura in Anilao, Phillipines. It likes sandy and gravel substrates, that you would find on "muck" dives.

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. The bobbit worm, also known as the Eunice worm, can be found in Secret bay in Bali, Indonesia - Police Pier & Nudie Retreat in Lembeh, Indonesia - and Mainit Muck or Basura in Anilao, Phillipines. It likes sandy and gravel substrates, that you would find on "muck" dives.

Bobbit Worm Eunice aphroditois adult, with jaws open outside of hole at night, Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi, Sunda Islands, Indonesia

Bobbit Worm Eunice aphroditois adult, with jaws open outside of hole at night, Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi, Sunda Islands, Indonesia

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speeds that its prey is sometimes sliced in half. Though they do vary in size, they have been recorded to grow up to nine feet tall.

The Bobbit worm, Eunice aphroditois, is a ferocious underwater predator. Armed with sharp teeth, it is known to attack with such speeds that its prey is sometimes sliced in half. Though they do vary in size, they have been recorded to grow up to nine feet tall.

Facial view of the predatory Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois), taken in 6 metres of water in Lembeh Strait

Facial view of the predatory Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois), taken in 6 metres of water in Lembeh Strait

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